ICR Expands Healthcare Practice with Addition of Continuum Health
Continuum Health Communications Founder Terri Clevenger Joins ICR
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm serving more than 500 private and public company clients, announced that Terri Clevenger, Founder and CEO of Continuum Health Communications, a healthcare public relations boutique with more than a dozen clients, has joined ICR as a Managing Director to expand the breadth of services available to her clients and help grow the Healthcare Practice at ICR.
Michael Fox, Managing Partner for ICR stated “We are thrilled to have such an experienced and talented healthcare PR practitioner join the ICR team as we continue to build out each of our industry-focused practice areas. Terri is a proven entrepreneur and highly strategic communications advisor who develops deep and lasting relationships with her clients by using communications to improve business results. Adding her and the Continuum team expands ICR’s healthcare PR capabilities and further enhances our integrated offering across IR, PR, Social/Digital, Crisis and Capital Markets Advisory services.”
Terri brings more than 30 years of healthcare communications experience to ICR, working both on her own and at some of the world’s leading agencies consulting for top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies such as Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, and Genentech. Terri’s strategic thinking and creative programming have impacted patients in a variety of disease areas, including oncology, neurology, respiratory, autoimmune diseases, ophthalmology, cardiology, hematology, endocrinology, children’s health, women’s health, and pulmonology. In addition, she has worked in the personalized medicine arena including molecular diagnostics, Cdx, electrical medicine and genomic sequencing.
Ms. Clevenger stated, “I am thrilled to be joining the ICR family and its breadth of resources. By bringing Continuum onto the ICR platform, I can now provide current and future clients with the well-established and lauded ICR services, including investor relations and IPO planning, digital branding, social media and crisis planning and activation. My goal in joining this team of award-winning communications specialists was not only to help accelerate this exciting growth opportunity, but continue to offer clients the highest quality of cutting edge communications tools and expertise. I look forward to working with our new colleagues in growing the healthcare practice at ICR.”
Established in 2006, Continuum Health specializes in PR, advocacy relations and programming, corporate communications, core positioning and messaging, product launches and patient education and works with a broad range of clients across life sciences, specialty pharma, services, med tech and healthcare IT. Terri and her team will operate as fully-integrated members of the ICR Healthcare Practice while utilizing the brand Continuum Health – An ICR Company.
In 2012 Terri was named to the PharmaVoice 100 most influential in the industry. And in 2016 she was named a “Woman of Distinction” by WMD Magazine and was inducted into the 2016-2017“VIP Woman of the Year Circle” by the National Association of Professional Women. She has lectured in numerous industry and academic settings about the need for a strong link between patients and drug, diagnostic, and device development, including as a guest lecturer at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Wharton Undergraduate Healthcare Club. She is a recent graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and the Inner City Capital Connections program.
Established in 1998, ICR partners with companies to optimize transactions and execute strategic communications programs that achieve business goals, build credibility and enhance long-term enterprise value. The firm’s highly differentiated service model, which pairs capital markets veterans with senior communications professionals, brings deep sector knowledge and relationships to more than 500 clients in approximately 20 industries. Today, ICR is one of the largest and most experienced independent communications and advisory firms in North America maintaining offices in New York, Norwalk, Boston, San Francisco and Beijing. Learn more at www.icrinc.com. Follow us on Twitter at @ICRPR.
Michael Fox, 203-258-9527